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How fall spirited are you?

How fall spirited are you?

Lydia Cohen, web staff

October 10, 2018


Filed under Quizzes

School’s back in session, leaves are starting to fall and pumpkins are starting to appear on front porches, which can only mean one thing: fall is beginning. Whether you love or hate fall, it is here, and this quiz will tell you just how ready you are for it. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

NHL Preview 2018-19

NHL Preview 2018-19

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Top Stories

September drifts into October, and an eerie shift begins. The weather is getting colder, the days are becoming shorter and the NHL hockey season creeps into the pandemonium of professional sports. With the NBA, NFL and NHL gearing up, (not to mention college football) and MLB playoffs also going on,...

Unified Night Lights

Unified Night Lights

Maddie Meyers, web managing editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Three hundred Kirkwood students will join together for the third annual unified game of flag football on Wed. Oct. 10. This event takes place in the E.L. Lyons Memorial Stadium at KHS and allows students grades pre-K through 12, with and without disabilities, to participate in a KHS football game. They ...

Kindred spirit

Kindred spirit

Paisley Regester, features writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Features

  For four KHS cheerleaders, halftime at football games is not a time for rest. Instead, they put down their poms, race to pick up their instruments from the sidelines, and join the band as they begin to march down the field. Still outfitted in their cheer uniforms, they perform for the crow...

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs Ritenour

Photo Gallery: Kirkwood varsity football vs Ritenour

Kelley Cochran, staff photographer

October 7, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

Kirkwood varsity football played against Ritenour high school last Friday, September 28th. With a score of 58-21, the pioneers took another win for their sixth game this fall season. The theme for pep nation was construction, with hundreds of students wearing hard hats and reflective vests filling the...

Kickers are players too

Kickers are players too

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the clock ticks down to single digits, the opposing team is ahead by two. Coach looks back at the bench, and searches for his kicker. After moving a few burly lineman out of the way, a scrawny soccer player with pads and helmet too big appears. Coach gives him the nod. The entirety of the game now re...

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Rockwood Summit

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Rockwood Summit

Audrey Berns, video editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

In their fourth game of the season, KHS varsity football won against Rockwood Summit with a final score of 34-13 Friday, September 14.

Your athletes owe you nothing

Your athletes owe you nothing

Austin Cleveland, sports writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

We’ve seen it in the most star-studded athletes in recent American sports history. LeBron James, Wayne Gretzky, Kevin Durant, Albert Pujols, the list goes on. Talented players bring joy to fans to the point they feel entitled to it. A player pursuing opportunities elsewhere might as well flip the bird to ...

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Francis Howell

Photo gallery: varsity football vs Francis Howell

Megan Tate Van Buren, Genevieve Francois, and Ben Rives

August 31, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries

KHS varsity football played Francis Howell on Fri. Aug 31. The Pioneers won with a final score of 37-28. According to Caroline Wilson, senior, running the flags across the track allows seniors to get involved at football game. "I encourage people to [run the flags] because even though its a little hard...

Why senior year is the worst

Why senior year is the worst

Abby Geisz, technical web editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under The Parsnip

*This piece is entirely satirical Senior year really is the worst of them all. With all the special privileges and events, it’s just too boring.   Fall: Let’s start with the very beginning of the year: the first day of school. Getting up early with the majority of your classmates and ...

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